(KMOV) -- Police are investigating after a woman's body was found in the Mississippi River.
The discovery was made around 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday near the MacArthur Bridge.
According to St. Louis City Fire officials, a barge worker saw the body and called police.
The fire department sent two boats into the river and recovered the body just south of Chouteau Ave.
Authorities say it is too early to tell if this is a homicide.
St. Louis police are handling the investigation.